Tag Archives: suicide

About Suicide, My Friend Mary, Robin Williams, and Kate Spade

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*** In light of Kate Spade’s apparent suicide, I’m re-posting this from August 2014. *** ################# It’s so ironic to me that my last post was about a definitive movie from my daughters’ childhood and how that movie helped me decide to peel back my layers and write about things that really matter to me.  I mentioned that one of my upcoming… Read more »

Two More Suicides: An Open Letter to My Daughters

 Adrienne’s College Graduation Day from Duke University, Mother’s Day 2014 My girls, I love you so much. As you both know, there were two separate suicides this past weekend involving Duke University students. I cannot begin to understand why this keeps happening. I do not know these kids. Agee, I know you knew one of them and I am very… Read more »

But He WAS Getting Help and He Did it Anyway: How What I Learned from My Friend’s Suicide is Helping Me Cope with Robin Williams’ Death

It’s so ironic to me that my last post was about a definitive movie from my daughters’ childhood and how that movie helped me decide to peel back my layers and write about things that really matter to me.  I mentioned that one of my upcoming posts would be about my friend’s suicide.  All day today another quote from a different movie… Read more »